Table 42 : Percentage distribution of unemployed women andmen by duration of unemployment , August 1996-1998


Duration of unemployment (weeks)

1996
1997
1998

Women

Men

Women

Men

Women

Men

Total

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

< 5

35.8

44.2

47.4

47.4

33.1

34.3

5 - 9

21.0

23.8

18.4

20.4

23.9

25.2

10 - 14

19.4

17.6

12.0

9.7

14.1

14.1

15 - 26

22.2

9.4

17.1

16.5

20.5

18.7

> 27

1.6

5.0

5.1

6.0

8.4

7.7

 
Source: NSO; Labor Force Survey , August 1996- 1998.